Funded as a Special Interest Resource Center: Civil & Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence by the Family and Youth Services Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, with additional funding provided by the Office on Violence Against WomenDepartment of Justice.
Webinar Recording

Black Women’s Use of Violence in Intimate Partner Relationships and the Advocacy Response

Published: January, 2013| Dr. Hillary Potter, Umi (Shelia) Hankins

This presentation addresses Black women’s use of responsive violence. The presenters look at ways to engage with women about their use of violence, placing the violence in context, while recognizing… View this resource

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Strong Moms, Safe Kids

Published: January, 2013| Jill Abernathey, Sara Lee, Frances Macaulay

Advocates and service providers both in Duluth and nationally identified a lack of advocacy for women in the months and years following separation from their abusive partner. In Duluth, experience… View this resource

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Women Veterans and Trauma

Published: January, 2013| Glenna Tinney, MSW, DCSW, April Gerlock, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC

This webinar addresses the multitude of issues affecting women veterans and provides recommendations for how to provide the type of support, advocacy, and trauma-informed intervention that is most… View this resource

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Fatherhood and Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2013| David Mandel, MA, Gabrielle Davis, J.D.,

Domestic violence is often defined as the perpetration of coercive control by one adult against another in an intimate relationship. In reality, domestic violence perpetrators frequently engage in a… View this resource

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Honoring Resistance

Published: December, 2012| Nick Todd, Gillian Weaver-Dunlop

The response-based approach for working with victims and perpetrators of abuse was developed by Dr. Allan Wade, Dr. Linda Coates, and Nick Todd (R. Psych). Nick Todd and Gillian Weaver-Dunlop have… View this resource

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Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates

Published: December, 2012| NCPOFFC, Anya Lakner

This webinar provides a baseline for what practicing attorneys must consider when representing victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in civil protection order cases. View this resource

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Improving the Justice System Response to Witness Intimidation

Published: December, 2012| Rhonda Martinson

Violent criminals routinely escape justice by intimidating witnesses to their crimes, which has resulted in justice system professionals, community leaders, and researchers declaring witness… View this resource

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Ethical Dilemmas of Domestic Violence Prosecutions

Published: December, 2012| Teresa Garvey

All lawyers have a duty to conduct themselves ethically, and prosecutors are (rightly) held to an even higher standard. As Justice Sutherland famously observed in United States v. Berger, 295 U.S. 78… View this resource

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Stalking and Sexual Assault

Published: November, 2012| Michelle Garcia

Research indicates that there is a connection between stalking and sexual assault. However, this intersection is often missed, particularly in non-stranger sexual assault cases. This webinar examines… View this resource

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Is Advocacy Effective? A Review of the Research Evidence

Published: November, 2012| Dr. Cris Sullivan

Most domestic violence service programs engage in various forms of advocacy. Advocacy involves more than providing emotional support and referrals - it is a distinct activity that involves working to… View this resource